Movies like Another Woman

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Another Woman (1988)
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Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his office. When she hears a young woman tell that she finds it harder and harder to bear her life, Marion starts to reflect on her own life. After a series of events she comes to understand how her unemotional attitude towards the people around her affected them and herself.
Style: psychological, realistic, meditative, talky, depressing, serious, sexy, philosophical, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writers, depression, philosophy, eavesdropping, psychiatrist, self discovery, human nature, psychology, melancholy, friendship, women, art, adultery, flashback, marriage, strong female lead, time travel, relationships, dark humor, loneliness, life, obsession, death, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Another Woman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, thought provoking, melancholic and visually appealing films with plots about dialogue, loneliness, mentor, relationships, depression, character study and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Another Woman: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Husbands and Wives (1992), September (1987), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), The Swimmer (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, ironic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thanksgiving, infidelity, sisters, dysfunctional family, family relations, audition, opera, midlife crisis, unfaithful husband, love, artist, hypochondriac ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: realistic, talky, melancholic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, relationships, midlife crisis, divorce, loneliness, depression, breakup, character study, friendship, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, friendship, loneliness, depression, love triangle, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family gatherings, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, mistress, crimes, guilt, justice, blackmail, couple relations, human nature, moral dilemma, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Swimmer (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the summer. He reappears at a friend's pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from pool to pool to swim the whole valley. As he stops in ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, depressing, gloomy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, swimming, neighbor, swimmer, nudist, life philosophy, character study, social relations, neighborhood, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, existentialism ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a voluminous Oral History of the World, a record of 20,000 ...
Style: melancholic, sentimental, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: friendship, alone in the world, eccentricity, character study, mysterious character, writer's life, buddies, human nature, reporter, secret, mental illness, death ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, usa, harvard university ...
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44%
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Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, depression, mental illness, family relations, divorce, character study, parenthood, life philosophy, family gatherings, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 11K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: art house, suspense, talky, biting, sexy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, sex, male nudity, addiction, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, writer's life, melancholy, cheating, women, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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One True Thing (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, tragedy, family, relationships, life, honest, parenthood, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: psychological, stylized, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, working class, loneliness, character study, single parent, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfillment, getting home, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, philosophical, intellectual, bleak ...
Plot: atheism, psychology, suicide attempt, religion, atheist, faith, bible, suffering, suicide, alone in the world, character study, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: philosophical, psychological, bleak, meditative, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: philosophy, infidelity, adultery, destiny, false accusation, human nature, love affair, drug addiction, multiple storylines, life is a bitch, dishonesty, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Blue Jasmine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ...
Style: depressing, realistic, psychological, cynical, emotional ...
Plot: narcissism, starting over, suicide, depression, riches to rags, tragedy, psychology, mental illness, family relations, introspection, sibling relationship, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, visually appealing, thought provoking ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, addiction, unemployment, loneliness, character study, tragedy, self discovery, salesman, starting over, marital problem, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, new jersey, texas, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: imaginary friend, adultery, dysfunctional family, character study, human nature, couple relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, lifestyle, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: melancholic, philosophical, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, life philosophy, loneliness, love affair, existentialism, sarcasm, creativity, friends, family problems, crumbling marriage, art, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 13K
Reprise (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers.
Style: depressing, melancholic, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, depression, self discovery, cathartic, suicide attempt, love triangle, ambition, follow your dream, rise and fall, writers, nervous breakdown, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, hawaii, scandinavia, norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: philosophical, talky, surreal, clever, witty ...
Plot: weekend, artist, existentialism, satire, art, flashback, price of fame, nostalgia, discussion, argument, alien, childhood memory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Goodbye Solo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man planning to commit suicide hires a taxi driver to take him to his jumping-off point.
Style: touching, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, loneliness, mentor, depression, suicidal, character study, elderly, society, regret, suicide, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, africa, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
You Can Count on Me (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single mother, workplace, character study, introspection, love and romance, free spirited, family secret, parents and children, hopes, workplace romance, small town, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Winter Light (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Swedish pastor fails a loving woman, a suicidal fisherman and God.
Style: art house, emotional, philosophical, depressing, cerebral ...
Plot: religion, suicide, existentialism, winter, art, isolation, small town, priest, faith, midlife crisis, apocalypse, wine ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: reflective, cerebral, art house, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, writers, hospital, relationships, love, marriage, family relations, crumbling marriage, alienation, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, stream of consciousness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, tokyo, mediterranean sea, berlin germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Fire Within (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain Leroy is a recovering alcoholic who decides to end his life, but first decides to visit his friends in Paris one last time, in an attempt at finding a reason to continue living.
Style: art house, philosophical, depressing, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, suicide, alcohol abuse, character study, depression, melancholy, loneliness, mental illness, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, drug addiction, existentialism ...
Time: 60s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: philosophical, psychological, depressing, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, twists and turns, theater, magic realism, schizophrenic, obsession, writer's life, philosophy, mental illness, writers, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 6K
Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, clever, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: disability, friendship, physical disability, destiny, solitude, obsession, crime gone awry, suicide attempt, melancholy, bittersweet, ship, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.
Style: psychological, touching, melancholic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adaptation, brother sister relationship, aging, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, unfulfillment, romance, family problems, cripple, domineering mother ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, future, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Oslo, August 31st (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anders is a recovering drug addict in an Oslo rehab clinic. On the 30th August, he is given a day’s leave to attend a job interview in the city centre.
Style: gloomy, depressing, thought provoking, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, drug addict, addiction, loneliness, drug addiction, character study, complex characters, old friends, unlikely friendships, starting over, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oslo norway, california, scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 9K
Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, homeless, redemption, mental illness, halloween, couple relations, parents and children, rich and poor, human nature, buddies, best friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 11K
Wit (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: cancer, hospital, nurse, poetry, chemotherapy, dying, philosophy, doctor, hopes, medical, regret, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: emotional, intense, talky, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, dysfunctional family, abortion, family relations, love and romance, family problems, couples, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%